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General Food Topics • Re: Storage of oat groats?

February 12, 2018 Illini Warrior 0

rickdun wrote:Rolled oats maintained under ideal conditions, O2, maylar bags, etc., will keep up to 30 years, at least that what Augason Farms says.I keep my rolled oats vaccum sealed in quart jars with O2. I know quart jars take up room, but I have t…

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General Food Topics • Re: Storage of oat groats?

February 12, 2018 rickdun 0

Rolled oats maintained under ideal conditions, O2, maylar bags, etc., will keep up to 30 years, at least that what Augason Farms says.I keep my rolled oats vaccum sealed in quart jars with O2. I know quart jars take up room, but I have the room and if…

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General Food Topics • Re: Storage of oat groats?

February 12, 2018 IdahoFreedom 0

Illini Warrior wrote:they do store as well as any of the whole grains – how do you intend to shell them? – that’s the major problem with oats – I’d try one of the home roller/flakers before getting all excited – oats aren’t eazy to work with …Having…

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General Food Topics • Re: Storage of oat groats?

February 12, 2018 IdahoFreedom 0

ForwardPreppers wrote:I would also like to add – why make life harder? Store your rolled or steel cut oats properly and they will last a VERY long time. If you are concerned about their shelf life – which I do not think you should – rotate them to k…

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General Food Topics • Re: Storage of oat groats?

February 12, 2018 ForwardPreppers 0

I would also like to add – why make life harder? Store your rolled or steel cut oats properly and they will last a VERY long time. If you are concerned about their shelf life – which I do not think you should – rotate them to keep them fresh(er).Mrs…

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General Food Topics • Storage of oat groats?

February 11, 2018 IdahoFreedom 0

Short question … can you store oat groats as long as whole-kernel wheat?We currently store wheat in (lots of) 1-gallon heat-sealed mylar bags with O2 absorbers, and these are in 5-gal food grade pails. We were thinking of buying a flaker/roller to …

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General Food Topics • Storage of oat groats?

February 11, 2018 IdahoFreedom 0

Short question … can you store oat groats as long as whole-kernel wheat?We currently store wheat in (lots of) 1-gallon heat-sealed mylar bags with O2 absorbers, and these are in 5-gal food grade pails. We were thinking of buying a flaker/roller to …

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General Food Topics • Re: Comparing dried food companies

October 24, 2017 NJMike 0

Good discussion. I’m not married to any one dried food company and typically buy on deep discounted sales. Given I’m able to can, ferment, or dehydrate food myself, it’s really only the price that sells me, or a need to fill a gap in stored SHTF ingre…